The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Mobile Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Tester
Rank 612 609 578
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 32 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.061% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.065% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 37
Median daily rate £365 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £285 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £95 £311 -
% change year-on-year
-69.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Mobile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Mobile Tester in the job title.

Mobile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK.

Mobile Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 31 £368 +8.88% 6
London +6 28 £370 -6.32% 3
City of London +44 4 £390 +73.33%
South East -6 2 - - 1
Osterley - 2 £334 -
Hampshire +8 1 - -
Crawley 0 1 - -
Cheshire -2 1 £188 -39.27%
West Sussex -6 1 - -
North West -15 1 £188 -39.27%
Angus - 1 £95 -
Tayside - 1 £95 -
Scotland - 1 £95 -

Mobile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Mobile Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Mobile Tester in the job title.

1 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (64.06%) Mobile App
3 35 (54.69%) Android
4 30 (46.88%) Apple iOS
5 24 (37.50%) BDD
6 20 (31.25%) Ruby
7 19 (29.69%) TDD
8 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
9 16 (25.00%) QA
9 16 (25.00%) Cucumber
10 14 (21.88%) Test Automation
10 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
10 14 (21.88%) Calabash
10 14 (21.88%) Appium
10 14 (21.88%) Java
11 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
12 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
12 12 (18.75%) Scrum
12 12 (18.75%) Selenium
13 11 (17.19%) Regression Testing
13 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
13 11 (17.19%) WebDriver
13 11 (17.19%) Black-Box Testing
14 10 (15.63%) Open Source
14 10 (15.63%) SQL
15 9 (14.06%) JSON
15 9 (14.06%) JIRA
15 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
15 9 (14.06%) Mobile Application Development

Mobile Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) DVB
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 14 (21.88%) Appium
2 14 (21.88%) Calabash
2 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
4 12 (18.75%) Selenium
5 11 (17.19%) WebDriver
6 9 (14.06%) JIRA
7 6 (9.38%) Xcode
8 5 (7.81%) SoapUI
9 4 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (6.25%) eggPlant
9 4 (6.25%) Fiddler
9 4 (6.25%) Maven
10 2 (3.13%) Gradle
11 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
11 1 (1.56%) Capybara
11 1 (1.56%) TestLink
11 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) JSON
2 6 (9.38%) Gherkin
3 4 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (3.13%) .NET
4 2 (3.13%) Android SDK
4 2 (3.13%) iOS SDK
4 2 (3.13%) RESTful
5 1 (1.56%) REST
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 41 (64.06%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.94%) iPhone
3 5 (7.81%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.25%) STB
4 4 (6.25%) User Experience
5 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) iPad
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.56%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.56%) IPTV
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 35 (54.69%) Android
2 30 (46.88%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.81%) Unix
3 5 (7.81%) Windows
4 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.69%) Linux
6 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) BDD
3 19 (29.69%) TDD
4 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
5 14 (21.88%) Test Automation
6 12 (18.75%) Scrum
6 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 11 (17.19%) Black-Box Testing
7 11 (17.19%) Regression Testing
8 10 (15.63%) Open Source
9 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
9 9 (14.06%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.94%) Exploratory Testing
11 7 (10.94%) Software Testing
12 6 (9.38%) OO
13 5 (7.81%) Automation Testing
13 5 (7.81%) Integration Testing
13 5 (7.81%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) Ruby
2 14 (21.88%) Java
3 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.63%) SQL
5 4 (6.25%) Apple Swift
5 4 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) Perl
6 2 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
1 2 (3.13%) ISEB
1 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) HP
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) Apple